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  • Indian cities that flooded in 2017

    Here’s a look at the cities that got flooded in India this year

    Oct 04, 2017, 18:10 IST

  • Watch: People trapped in flash floods

    Over 15 people were caught in sudden flash floods at Jammu and Kashmir’s Ghat area in Doda district after heavy downpour. The incident took place when few people had gone to fetch water from a stream. The Chenab Valley experienced heavy rainfall triggering landslides and flood-like situation at several places and disrupting the vehicular movement

    Sep 11, 2017, 13:30 IST

  • Mumbai rains: Many long-distance trains rescheduled, cancelled

    Scores of long-distance trains have been rescheduled and some have even been cancelled after heavy rains created havoc in Mumbai since Saturday. Passengers alleged that they have been waiting since morning but the authorities have failed to provide them any information. They further alleged that the authorities have even failed to provide them with facilities for the people with reserved seats. Incessant rains resulted in massive water logging, causing massive traffic jams and flood-like situation in many parts.

    Aug 31, 2017, 19:27 IST

  • Mushari Police Station submerged in flood waters

    Flood fury does not seem to come to an end with various districts getting affected across the nation. While reports suggest that the flood situation in Bihar is getting better, latest visuals from Mushari in Bihar’s Muzzaffarpur tell a different story. The district’s police station is submerged in flood waters and barracks are also damaged. The number of flood-related fatalities in the state reached 514, with no fresh death reported from the 19 flood-hit districts.

    Aug 31, 2017, 19:07 IST

  • Hurricane Harvey: Toddler rescued from Texas flood

    A mother and her baby were rescued from floodwaters in Texas’ College Station as military teams responded to distress signs throughout the area. The Navy's Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron was dispatched to assist with rescue efforts. Earlier, Rescue workers attempted to rescue stranded cows as the aftermath of Harvey left many ranches in eastern Texas underwater. More than 3,000 Houston homes were underwater due to the Hurricane Harvey.

    Aug 31, 2017, 17:46 IST

  • Heavy rains create flood-like situation in Ahmednagar

    Incessant heavy rains have increased flow of water in Godavari river from various dams in Nashik and Ahmednagar districts of Maharashtra. District administrations have issued high alert over flooding of water bodies. As per reports, Jayakwadi’s Nathsagar dam, whuich is known as lifeline of Maranthwada has crossed 70 per cent level. Heavy rains have caused flood-like situation in many parts of the state

    Aug 31, 2017, 15:58 IST

  • Swollen Brahmaputra river recedes after deadly floods

    Water in Brahmaputra river in Assam started receding on Wednesday, bringing respite to the state ravaged by floods for nearly a month now. Despite the increasing death toll, the situation seems to be improving as reported by the locals. The Brahmaputra river in July submerged the Kaziranga wildlife sanctuary, home to the world's largest population of the endangered one-horned rhinoceros.

    Aug 23, 2017, 19:42 IST

  • Shocking! 3 family members feared drowned as bridge collapses

    A shocking incident, in which three people were feared drowned after a bridge connecting a village collapsed, was recoreded on camera in Bihar’s Araria district. Incessant rains in Bihar for the past few weeks have created a flood-like situation in several areas. The flood fury has thrown normal life out of gear in the state

    Aug 18, 2017, 19:13 IST

  • National level wrestler electrocuted at flooded stadium

    In an unfortunate incident, Vishal Verma, a National level wrestler, lost his life after he fell under the grip of current while trying to pump out water from the flooded Jaipal Singh Stadium in Jharkhand's Ranchi. The locals took the victim to the hospital but he was declared brought dead. Reportedly, the wrestling association in Jharkhand has announced a compensation of Rs. 10 lakh for the victim’s kin

    Aug 10, 2017, 21:37 IST

  • Gujarat floods: 1,355 people rescued, 7,286 evacuated so far, says NDRF DG

    Giving details of the critical flood situations in Gujarat, Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Sanjay Kumar said over 1,355 people have been rescued and over 7,286 evacuated so far from the flood affected areas in Gujarat. Kumar added that medical kits and relief materials are also being distributed by the rescue team in Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Gujarat.

    Aug 04, 2017, 21:44 IST

  • Watch: Locals, policemen form human chain to rescue drowning man

    A group of locals, along with some policemen, formed a human chain to rescue a man who was in danger of drowning in Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur. The rescue was made in an anicut over Kanhar River. Several such incidents have been witnessed in the recent days as parts of the country continue to battle incessant rains and floods

    Aug 03, 2017, 13:34 IST

  • Indian Army rescues four people stranded in flood-hit Jalore

    At least four people have been rescued from flood-hit Jalore’s Shivpura village. One army column has also been deployed in the district's Sanchore area. Unprecedented rains continue to wreck havoc over normal life. Several villagers have been forced to shift to safer locations while major damages were caused to property, crops and livestock. The Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter on Tuesday dropped three tonnes of relief materials in three villages of Jalore including Mguda, Bhatwas, Chantalvadha. The relief material was supplied from Jodhpur Air Force Station to several flood-hit areas.

    Aug 02, 2017, 20:21 IST

  • Flashback: When Mumbai drowned during the 26/7 floods

    26/7 is a time when Mumbai buckled under heavy rains and high tides. The city came to a grinding halt and people were left stranded. Whatch how Mumbai struggled on that fateful day

    Jul 26, 2017, 13:08 IST

  • Monsoon woes: Flood situation continues to create havoc in Gujarat, Rajasthan

    Parts of the nation are battling incessant rains and flood-like situations in the ongoing monsoon season. While houses could be seen submerged under the rainwater, streets and road were also not untouched by the muddy water giving tough times to the residents of Gujarat’s Patan

    Jul 24, 2017, 19:51 IST

  • Video: Car falls in Ganga river, 3 dead

    Bulandshahar: Atleast three people were killed after a car fell into Ganga river in Bulandshahr’s Narora. The locals alleged that they were from same family though it could not be confirmed. With flood-like situation and water logging in various parts of the state, residents are facing quite a hard time.

    Aug 27, 2016, 14:45 IST

  • Watch: 2 people being rescued after their car fell into canal

    Two people were rescued from the car that plunged into a canal in Gujarat’s Mehsana district. With flood-like situation and waterlogging in various parts of the state, residents are facing quite a hard time.

    Aug 25, 2016, 12:57 IST

  • John Abraham visits a school in Kalyan

    Bollywood actor John Abraham visited a school in Kalyan to applaud their initiative to help rehabilitate flood victims of Tamil Nadu.

    Jul 17, 2016, 20:21 IST

  • One killed, 15 houses washed away in Manipur flash floods

    A boy was killed and at least 15 houses washed away in flash floods in Manipur.

    May 25, 2016, 16:17 IST

  • India dispatches aircraft with relief material to cyclone-hit Sri Lanka

    India sent an aircraft with relief material to its cyclone-hit neighbour Sri Lanka, which has been ravaged by floods and landslides since almost a week.

    May 21, 2016, 13:17 IST

  • Cloudburst, flash flood washes away 5 people

    At least five people were washed away as a cloudburst triggered flash floods in the Loti Nullah and Mongri area of Shimla.

    May 11, 2016, 12:57 IST

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